Leading international audiovisual and technology services company, Electrosonic is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Hancock as CEO of Electrosonic Group Ltd.
Hancock’s previous leadership roles have been in global consulting and IT-related professional services.
As CEO of Electrosonic, Hancock will drive opportunities to grow the business. His prior experience will help him deliver increased customer value worldwide by bringing Electrosonic’s international centers of excellence closer together and broadening services.
Commenting on the announcement, Steve Leyland, Chairman of the Electrosonic Group Ltd said, “The owners, the Board of Directors and the business leadership believe Jon has exactly the right profile and experience to take Electrosonic on the next phase of its 50-plus year journey. As we know the AV industry is changing rapidly and the fields of IT and AV are merging. Jon’s experience in service-oriented IT firms will be critical here.
“Jon has spent much of his time with client executives, prospective clients and his teams on the frontline. He is accustomed to doing business around the world, including Europe, the US, and Asia. Jon also understands the power of strong company culture and knows that our people are what make Electrosonic such a special company.”
Hancock says, “I recently joined Electrosonic to take the 54-year journey of the company to its next phase of development. Technology capabilities are evolving quickly, and this brings a unique opportunity for forward-thinking AV specialists. I was excited to join after meeting the leadership teams and was awed by the passion and capability within the business. Electrosonic has many “firsts” in the audiovisual industry, and the prospects for global growth are clear to see.
“Our goal is to have a single mission and coordinated messaging to the market about our design, build and services capabilities that can deploy anywhere our customers desire.”